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  1. Tunnel Gricer

    Report - Queensbury Tunnel, Bradford - January 2022.

    Queensbury Tunnel, Bradford - January 2022 Queensbury Tunnel The 2,501 yard long Queensbury Tunnel connects Holmfield and Queensbury in West Yorkshire, England, built by the Great Northern Railway (GNR) it was the longest on the company's network at the time of its opening in 1878, In 1882...
  2. MK83

    Report - Barkerend Mill - Bradford - July 2021

    This has been covered loads of times on here but we were in the area and it looked like it was worth a look so here's our take on it. History - Barkerend Mills was established in 1815 as steam powered worsted spinning mill. Early buildings included a four storey mill with eight bays with...
  3. Tunnel Gricer

    Report - Clayton Tunnel - West Yorkshire. May 2021.

    Clayton Tunnel - May 2021. Constructed in 1874, the 1,057yd Clayton Tunnel in West Yorkshire was part of the Great Northern Railways Bradford - Queensbury & Bradford - Keighley routes, unfortunately during construction in 1874 two workers suffered fatal injuries caused by an intoxicated...
  4. Kyle_Urbex

    Report - Odsal Stadium - Bradford Bulls, Bradford, West Yorkshire June 2020

    This historic ground dates right back to 1934 when purchased by Sir Joseph Taylor, President of Huddersfield on 1st September 1934, By 1945 speedway began in Bradford and with Odsal Boomerangs proving popular would regularly see attendances of 20,000 or more. In 1954 the ground saw its biggest...
  5. LostPlacesForgottenFaces

    Report - Wapping Road First School - Bradford, England - June 2020

    WAPPING ROAD FIRST SCHOOL - Bradford, England - June 2020 HISTORY Wapping Road First School is a Victorian-era Grade II listed building which opened in Bradford in 1877 as a 'board school' under William Edward Forster's Education Act of 1970. The school’s distinguished 123-year history saw...
  6. LostPlacesForgottenFaces

    Report - Bowling House (aka T&D Industries office building) - Bradford, England - June 2020

    BOWLING HOUSE (aka T&D Industries office building) - Bradford, England - June 2020 HISTORY T&D (Tanks and Drums) Industries PLC was founded in 1905, and the company's line of business included the manufacturing of metal shipping barrels, drums, kegs, pails, wheelie bins, plastic packaging...
  7. Pixels

    Report - Odsal Stadium, Bradford - June 2020

    Exploring a stadium was a first for me - with this being a short drive from myself and @plod we decided it was worth a look. It made for a chilled out wander and it was nice to see the that it was free from any vandalism, it was evident that areas of the site are still being partially...
  8. LostPlacesForgottenFaces

    Report - Heaton Royds School - Bradford - March 2020

    HEATON ROYDS SCHOOL Shipley, Bradford, England March 2020 Thought I'd pop a report up for this explore as I don't think there's been one yet on here, probably for good reason. Sorry, I know the pics aren't the best. HISTORY Heaton Royds School was a primary school located between Bradford...
  9. LostPlacesForgottenFaces

    Report - Carnegie Library - Shipley, England - March 2020

    CARNEGIE LIBRARY Shipley, England March 2020 HISTORY Carnegie Library, on the corner of Leeds Road and Carr Lane, was built in 1905 after Andrew Carnegie, a world famous industrialist and philanthropist, donated £3,000 through his Carnegie Trust for the opening of a new library...
  10. LostPlacesForgottenFaces

    Report - Barkerend Mills, Bradford, Jan 2020

    Barkerend Mills Bradford, England January 2020 - HISTORY Barkerend Mills is complex of former steam-powered worsted-spinning mills which began construction in 1815 by the Garnetts family, who owned much of the surrounding land. The Garnetts kept adding more buildings to the complex and the...
  11. LostPlacesForgottenFaces

    Report - J S Jonas Ltd Premises, Bradford, Jan 2020

    J S Jonas Ltd Premises Bradford, England January 2020 - HISTORY Opened in 1876 originally serving as a Victorian Sunday School, this Grade II listed building is located on the corner of Burnett Street and Upper Park Gate, part of the precinct known as 'Little Germany' in the centre of...
  12. LostPlacesForgottenFaces

    Report - Mode Nightclub, Bradford, Jan 2020

    Mode Nightclub Bradford, West Yorkshire January 2020 - HISTORY The notorious Mode Nightclub is located right next to the Alhambra Theatre and behind the abandoned Odeon Theatre in Bradford City Centre and has been empty since 2011. Sources suggest that the club was shut down following...